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Cabot Circus - Quakers Friars

Glass House, Penn Street, Bristol, BS1 3BX

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Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language. Please phone the venue in advance for more information.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include mobile hoists, wheelchairs, motorised wheelchairs, mobility scooters and adjustable beds.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact Bristol Shopmobility.
  • Members of staff are available to provide help and assistance.

Multi-Storey Car Park

  • The shopping centre does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located off Newfoundland Street (A4032).
  • The car park type is multi-storey.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 215cm (7ft 1in).
  • The car park does have a barrier control system.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are located on the ground level and level 3.
  • There is a total of 2500 parking bays in the car park of which 75 are designated for the use of Blue Badge holders.
  • There are parking charges for the car park.
  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
  • To see the parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Payment machines are located outside the lifts on all levels of the car park.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
  • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

Access Point (Philadelphia Street - Merchant Street End)

  • This information is for the access point located off Merchant Street, next to 'the gym'.
  • This access point gives access to Philadelphia Street.
  • The access point is not clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this access point.
  • There are bollards at this access point.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 130cm.
  • Access Point View
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 100cm.
    • The bollards do have an identification band to aid visually impaired people.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
  • Comments View
    • There is signage indicating a list of available shops within Quakers Friars.

Access Point (Quakers Lane)

  • This information is for the access point located off the pedestrianised section of Broadmead.
  • This access point gives access to Quakers Lane.
  • The access point is not clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this access point.
  • There are bollards at this access point.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 145cm.
  • Access Point View
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 100cm.
    • The bollards do have an identification band to aid visually impaired people.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
  • Comments View
    • There is signage indicating a list of available shops within Quakers Friar.

Access Point (Narrow Weir)

  • This information is for the access point located off Broad Weir Street.
  • This access point gives access to Narrow Weir.
  • The access point is not clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this access point.
  • There are bollards at this access point.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 135cm.
  • Access Point View
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 100cm.
    • The bollards do have an identification band to aid visually impaired people.
  • Comments View
    • There is no signage for Cabot Circus or Quakers Friars at this access point.

Access Point (Philadelphia Street - Penn Street End)

  • This information is for the access point located on Penn Street, opposite the Cabot Circus Brigstowe Street access point.
  • This access point gives access to Philadelphia Street.
  • The access point is not clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this access point.
  • There are bollards at this access point.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 125cm.
  • Access Point View
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 100cm.
    • The bollards do have an identification band to aid visually impaired people.
  • Comments View
    • There is no signage for Cabot Circus or Quakers Friars at this access point.

External Area(s)

  • Information posts are provided to aid wayfinding.
  • This external area is not covered.
  • The type of flooring in this area is stone and concrete.
  • The following types of seating can be found in this area; wooden benches.
  • There are some centrally located kiosks or shops along walkways in this area.
  • There is step free access in this area.
  • Comments View
    • There are areas of uneven surfacing throughout Quakers Friars.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located on the ground floor and level 1 of Cabot Circus.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located on the ground floor and level 1 of Cabot Circus.

Cabot Circus